IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION ADMINISTRATIVE COURT IN MANCHESTER
Manchester Civil Justice Centre
Date handed down: 1 March 2021
Before His Honour Judge Stephen Davies sitting as a High Court Judge
A and B (minors, by their uncle and litigation friend M)
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A Local Authority
Ben Mansfield (instructed by [a firm]) for the Claimants
Hilton Harrop-Griffiths (instructed by [a firm]) for the Defendant
Hearing date: 16 February 2021
Date draft judgment handed down: 23 February 2021
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This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email. It will also be released for publication on BAILII. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be 2 p.m. on Monday 1 March 2021.
I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A paragraph 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.